The Great Divorce
date. July & August 2014
venue. Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre
credits. C.S. Lewis, 9th Hour Theatre Co.
An original adaptation by 9th Hour Theatre Company from the novel by C.S. Lewis, the story follows the journey of a soul from a desolate, dark, and ever expanding metropolis, to a magical bus ride then on to a country of transcendent appeal, terrifying spirits radiating with light, and harsh magnificent terrain. The assorted characters (fellow bus passengers along the journey) have difficulty adjusting to their surroundings and coming to terms with their condition, all with diverse experiences and perspectives shaping their varied reactions to such a mysterious place.
Adapted by: JONATHAN HARRIS and developed with NICHOLAS AMOTT, ELIZABETH CHANT, GEORGE DUTCH, ROBIN GUY, JEFF LEFEBVRE, ELLEN MANCHEE, PAUL WASHER. Special thanks to LORI JEAN HODGE, MEGAN PIERCEY MONAFU, & SARAH NIEMAN.
Presented in repertoire with The Screwtape Letters as part of the 2014 Season "Into the Wardrobe" celebrating the works of C.S. Lewis 50 years after his death.
THE ARTISTIC TEAM
CAROLINE BALDWIN (Set & Properties Coordinator) JONATHAN HARRIS (Director) | TERI LORETTO-VALENTIK (Artistic Consultant) | SUSAN MARRINER (Graphic Designer) | ANDREW PALANGIO (Sound Designer) | JESSICA ROUSSEAU (Costume Designer) | MARGARET SMITH (Composer) | JOHN SOLMAN (Lighting Designer) | MISHELLE STOTT (Hair & Make-up Designer)
THE PRODUCTION TEAM
FLO ALEXANDER (Production Assistant) | CHRYSTAL CANN (Associate Producer) | DALE COBURN (Set Builder) | DARREN EMERY (Rehearsal Assistant) | LIAM GOSSON (Costume Assistant) | VICTORIA SALTER (Production Photographer) | JONATHAN HARRIS (Producing Artistic Director) | BETSY JOHNSON (Front-of-House Manager) | EVELYN JOST (Hospitality Coordinator) | LOGAN MILLER (Publicity Manager) | SARAH NIEMAN (Stage Manager) | SARAH STAPLETON (Backstage Assistant) | MISHELLE STOTT (Reception Coordinator) | RACHEL-DAWN WALLACE (Production Manager)
THE ENSEMBLE CAST
NICHOLAS AMOTT | ELIZABETH CHANT | GEORGE DUTCH | ROBIN GUY | JEFF LEFEBVRE | ELLEN MANCHEE | PAUL WASHER